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Historic Körner’s Folly has undergone major exterior restorative work over the last 2 years. And now, the work is moving inside. The Rose Room, Jule Körner’s daughter Doré’s bedroom, is the first to undergo serious interior restoration work. The Körner’s Folly Foundation hopes to bring the room back to its 1905 condition, when Jule renovated [...]
4th Annual Kernersville Oktoberfest on the lawn at Körner’s Folly 413 South Main Street, Kernersville, NC 27284 4-7pm rain or shine must be 21+ to attend SOLD OUT! Q: Who does the event benefit? A: All proceeds benefit the operation and restoration of Historic Körner’s Folly. Q: What is included in the ticket price? A: A lot! [...]
This summer, take advantage of all that Körner’s Folly has to offer! With family friendly activities and upcoming events,the Folly offers a perfect getaway day trip or stay-cation. Visit our education page to print scavenger hunts, brainteasers, crossword puzzles, and crafts before or after your visit. Körner’s Folly recently won TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence award, and [...]
While construction is taking place, Körner’s Folly will remain open for tours during regular hours (Thursdays – Sundays). Visit us this summer to learn more about our future restoration plans and current roof restoration projects. The Körner’s Folly Foundation has begun the final phase of exterior restoration, which involves replacing Körner’s Folly’s red tin roof [...]
From the desk of a docent… I’ve loved Körner’s Folly since my first guided tour 14 years ago. I started collecting antiques in 1st grade, and on Saturdays my dad started taking me to historical house museums to learn about antiques and local history. We went to several houses like Chinqua Penn, Mendenhall Plantation, and [...]
National Puppetry Day, April 26th @ 10:30am Celebrate National Puppetry Day at Körner’s Folly! Join us for the Körner’s Folly Family Revue Puppet Show at 10:30am, followed by a make and take sock puppet craft. Puppet Show tickets are free with regular admission on the same day (puppet show only: $2). Please arrive by 10:15 to be seated. [...]
Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 South Main Street, has been facing a remarkable challenge. A $500,000 challenge to be exact. And now, thanks to recent winter weather, the stakes have just been upped. As unprecedented winter weather has swept across the nation this season, southern homes have been facing new challenges. Historic homes and properties have [...]